You’re not just building a new facility or an office during a commercial construction project. You’re building your client’s future.
Whether you’re adding on to a current space or starting from scratch with a new property, a project should help your commercial clients better serve their customers. However, a construction project that doesn’t get off on the right foot can be a recipe for disaster.
That’s especially true in Michigan, where severe winters can turn a slight delay into a major headache. This is why contractors need to pay attention to some of the most common problems commercial projects may encounter — and know how to avoid them.
For example, one of the worst dilemmas a commercial construction project can run into is going over budget. Added costs can cut into a business’s ability to turn a profit over the long term. Fortunately, businesses can prevent overruns by setting realistic budgets. They shouldn’t assume they can cut corners or get away with rough guesses on costs.
As a builder, you have an obligation to help your clients create the most successful projects. That begins with planning. The accompanying checklist is a good resource for Michigan construction companies that want to deliver the best results for their commercial customers.
Author bio: Andrew Pempek is Vice President of Pempek. For 60 years, Pempek has been a leading Chicago commercial electrical contracting company, specializing in industrial electrical power, maintenance services, control services and more.
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